Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate

Prepare for a rewarding career in statistics with flexible schedules and expert faculty.

The College of Charleston welcomes you to explore our Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics. Focus on the practical applications! This program equips you with the skills needed to excel in today's data-driven industries. Join a program with a solid theoretical foundation that combines cutting-edge techniques and tools. Gain a deep understanding of applied statistics. Position yourself as a sought-after professional in fields such as research, consulting and management.

Why earn your Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate at the College of Charleston?

Are you wondering why our program stands out? Here's why you should choose the College of Charleston for your Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics:
  • Practical Focus: Our program emphasizes real-world applications. Gain the hands-on experience necessary to excel in your career from day one.
  • Inclusivity: We welcome students from diverse backgrounds. Join a collaborative and inclusive learning environment that prepares you to work effectively in any industry.
  • Networking: Connect with a vibrant community of students and alumni. Build valuable professional relationships that can propel your career forward.
  • Career Opportunities: With high demand for statisticians across various sectors, you'll graduate with a competitive edge and access to a world of job opportunities.
  • Flexibility: Our flexible scheduling options ensure that you can balance your education with your current commitments, making it convenient for working professionals.

Careers & Outcomes

With the widespread use of statistical analysis for informed decision-making, employment opportunities in this field are booming. Expect your career to flourish as you become an expert in solving statistical problems for businesses and industries. You may pursue jobs in fields such as:
  • engineering.
  • technology.
  • government.
  • health.
  • business.
  • science.
  • education
We understand the demands of working professionals. Our courses are designed to fit your schedule, with options available during the summer, late afternoons and evenings. Choose between full-time and part-time enrollment, and complete the program in just two semesters. You’ll also benefit from close interactions with our experienced faculty, who are dedicated to your success. They bring real-world insights to the classroom, enriching your learning experience.

How to Apply

The entire application process is online. The documents outlined below are required components of the application. A file is not complete until all documents have been submitted and processed, so read carefully and prepare your application materials in advance of applying.
  • Dates & Deadlines


    • Priority: January 15 
    • Final: July 1 


    • Priority: January 15 
    • Final: April 1 


    • Priority: November 1 
    • Final: December 1 
  • Admission Criteria

    • Official college transcripts 
    • A 3.0 or higher in mathematics 
    • Two letters of recommendation 
    • Three semesters of calculus, and one each of linear algebra and statistics